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Solar Energy in Rahway, NJ

Solar Energy in Rahway

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Solar Panels in Rahway

Solar panels in Rahway that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Rahway

The total length of the day in Rahway, NJ today (July 19, 2019) will be 14 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Rahway, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rahway, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Rahway, NJ

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Rahway.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Rahway, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Rahway

Based on historical Rahway, NJ data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Rahway. [1]

Rahway has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rahway that are always titled at the latitude of Rahway (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.96 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Rahway

Solar Radiation Data in Rahway, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Rahway.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rahway, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Rahway

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Solar Power Comparison: Rahway vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Rahway

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Rahway solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for Rahway

Sunrise / Sunset in Rahway

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:42 am
    • Sunset: 12:24 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Rahway

Best Months for Solar in Rahway

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rahway

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Rahway, NJ at this current time.

However, Rahway is in Union County and Union County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Rahway

The Power of Solar in Rahway, NJ

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Rahway (nj). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Rahway. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Rahway, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Rahway

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Cost of Utilities in Rahway

Rahway Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rahway averaged 16.42 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 24% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Rahway Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.23 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Rahway

Solar Energy Contractors in Rahway

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Rahway, NJ.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Rahway

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Rahway, NJ.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Rahway

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Rahway, NJ.

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Weather Forecast for Rahway, NJ [5]

Thu Jul 18
71°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 73%
Fri Jul 19
92°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 94°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 57%
Sat Jul 20
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 96°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 73%
Sun Jul 21
99°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 81°F
Max: 99°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Jul 22
83°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jul 23
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Rahway

About Rahway

The city of Rahway, NJ in Union County has an approximate population of 27,346. [6]

Rahway Solar Power

Rahway, NJ Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Rahway, NJ, or for more solar-related resources for Rahway, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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